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Education.

Virginia Tech — 2000-2005

BFA in Graphic Design

Experience.

UserTesting.comMountainview, CA / Atlanta, GA

Nov. 2011 – present
Sr. Software Engineer, Manager

  • Full-stack contributing engineer
  • Managed and helped grow other engineers
  • Vital role in hiring and culture growth
  • Squad lead for multiple squads

Sr. Front-end Engineer

  • Front-end development and maintenance (HTML/JS/CSS)
  • Ruby and Ruby on Rails development
  • Product design and UX

PatchNew York, NY

Mar. 2011 – Nov. 2011
Software Engineer

  • Front-end development and maintenance (HTML/JS/CSS)
  • Implementing and maintaining social features to publications
  • Helping out by making the editorial community’s job easier through UX

UpTake NetworksPalo Alto, CA

Sept. 2010 – Feb. 2011
Senior Front-end UI Developer

Please Note: Acquired RealTravel in August 2010

  • Led A/B testing efforts and increased revenue by 30% in one month
  • Implementing of UX testing on consumer site with ~2Million visitors
  • Maintained & developed HTML5/CSS/JS for more than 60 million pages

RealTravelPalo Alto, CA

Sept. 2008 – Feb. 2011
Senior Front-end UI Developer

  • Converted front-end to use Ruby on Rails from .net
  • Designed new branding and look/feel based on site persona
  • Maintained & developed CSS/xHTML/JS for more than 60 million pages
  • Led UX discussion & development
  • Implemented A/B and user testing mentality
  • Agile developer on a Scrum team and Certified Scrum Master
  • Designed & developed new features revenue streaming features

ImpDesignsRaleigh, NC

Jun. 2008 – Aug. 2008
Lead Front-end Designer & Developer

  • Designed & developed front-end UI for use in Ruby on Rails and PHP applications

Outside.inBrooklyn, NY

Mar. 2008 – May 2008
Contract Web Developer

  • Helped maintain current CSS/HTML codebase
  • Helped to implement new features

Reccenter.comNew York, NY

Oct. 2006 – Feb. 2008
Lead Front-end Designer & Developer

  • Designed & developed front-end UI in Ruby on Rails
  • Created Flash media players
  • Led discussion in user experience

ImpDesignsRaleigh, NC

May 2005 – Sept. 2006
Graphic & Web Designer

  • Designed & developed front-end UI
  • Created HTML/CSS templates
  • Developed in PHP and Ruby on Rails
  • Print and pre-press designer

Freelance.

Indierock Media / Reccenter, LLC.

2005 – present
Lead Front-end Developer & Designer

ChrisSloan.info

2004 – present
Graphic Designer & Web Developer

Skillsets.

  • xHTML, HTML5
  • CSS2, CSS3
  • JavaScript, AngularJS, Backbone, jQuery, Prototype, MooTools
  • Ruby on Rails, Ruby, RSpec, PHP, FBML
  • Git, Subversion
  • TDD
  • ActionScript
  • Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash, Flex
  • InDesign, Lightroom
  • Pencil, pen & paper
  • OSX, Microsoft Windows
  • Certified Scrum Master

Recent design work

bubbles Created with Sketch. CS Icon Created with Sketch.